Former state representative writes about oil spill impact: Novel by Dave Anderson is set in Puget Sound area

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

The Exxon Valdez oil spill will be forever burned into the memories of many. With large amounts of oil constantly moving through Puget Sound, the prospect of a similar catastrophe in the waters is a frightening possibility.


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Pacific Rim to hold open house

  • May 11, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Pacific Rim Institute of Environmental Stewardship is holding an open house this week that will include tours of the property’s prairie and forest lands and an honoring of special guests.

Suva being welcomed Friday

  • May 4, 2016 at 3:00PM

The Coupeville Maritime Heritage Foundation is hosting a celebration to welcome back the historic schooner Suva for its second season in Penn Cove on Friday.

State parks gain friends group

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Apr 28, 2016 at 1:56PM

At a meeting attended by about 20 people last week at the Coupeville Library, it was announced that the new friends group was forging ahead and the process of taking the first baby steps began.

Admission free to county’s historical museum in April

  • Apr 13, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Apr 28, 2016 at 10:51AM

Admission to the Island County Museum will be free the entire month of April, the Island County Historical Society announced last week.

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